Way down here in remotest Roslindale, our squirrels seem to come in one variety: Gray. So on a trip up to the South End this morning, this black squirrel, foraging along Harrison Avenue, came as a bit of a surprise.
Well, at least to us. He has quite the fan base already:
Based on reports we're getting, from Brighton to Bremen Street in East Boston to Harvard Square and Boston Common and Cambridge, black squirrels are not that unheard of around here.